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FOX
Jan 7, 2013 4:30am PST
. >>> brennan is currently the homeland security adviser and is a 25 year veteran. president barack obama considered nominating him four years ago but he withdrew his name after information came up about things he was uncomfortable with. >>> several republican lawmakers have considered hagel's stand on israel and hamas. >> chuck hagel if confirmed for secretary he of defense would be the most antagonistic for the state of israel in history. >> he served incredibly in vietnam, served this country as the united states senator and he has not had a chance to speak for himself. >> hagel can vote and is aimed at some sanctions and he is replacing leon panetta who is stepping down. >>> secretary clinton was released and a was admitted when they followed up on a concussion she suffered in december. she will participate in events for ahmed wali karzai visit on friday. >>> lots of people as we talked about earlier are heading back, let's check in with sal on traffic, good morning sal. >>> good morning, pam, and brian and it looks good so far. we are going to be much whatting a lot later and let mov
FOX News
Jan 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
that he didn't want to answer when he was considered four years ago. had a ha ge8, obama said would be an outspoken advocate for severs men and women. and his business experience will help him prioritize pentagon spending cuts that everyone knows is coming. >> even though we make tough fiscal choices we have to do so wisely guided by a our stlaj and keep the military the strongest fighting force. >> reporter: but it drew immediate fire. it was a 14-year-old comment about a diplomat being aggressively gay which hagel has apologized and his opposition in iraq and troop surge and independents what he called the jewish lobby and called for talks with hezbollah. all which led lindsay graham and in your face nomination, that the number two republican senator frankly skeptical. >> i think the president has much better choices as secretary of defense than to choose somebody who fails when it comes to the number one security issue mainly a nuclear iran. >> he praised john brennan's tireless work as counter-terrorism director. >> reporters ask you, you don't get any down time. john said, i do
LINKTV
Jan 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
.s. senate before retiring in 2009. he spent the last three years advising president obama on key issues. on the iraq war he said there is no strategy. on the issue of iran's nuclear ambitions, how is it that we can have nuclear-weapons -- they cannot have nuclear-weapons but our allies can. he called for talks, and that raised a red flag, worried about how he could be in charge of a one-on-one military relationship between the u.s. and israel. president obama arrived back from hawaii, ready to get back to business. he is looking for a bipartisan pay. he is also looking for a fight. republicans would have none of susan rice because of the way she handled the been gauzy situation. -- been gauzy -- benghazi situation. if you wish to vote against him, hats off to you. mitch mcconnell has been appearing on sunday broadcasts. agel comesen chuck hege up, he will be given tough but fair questioning. >> an indian court will read out charges of five men accused of the game rape and murder of -- gang rape and murder of a student. they will also be charged with kidnapping and robbery. the 22-year-o
ABC
Jan 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
york. >>> apparently some of the thrill is gone for barack obama. four years and one re-election after his historic oath taking as america's first black president, far fewer people are expected this time. between 600,000 and 800,000. inaugural festivities are being scaled back including two official balls this year. there were 10 the last time around. >>> one of the president's most ardent supporters, nancy pelosi was in san francisco for a celebration. the speaker hosted her annual happy new year celebration at the presidio. the celebration is in honor of the rehab program that is dear to pelosi's heart. she gave the crowd a prediction. >> 2013 will be a great year. you know why? we will make it so. we will insist upon it. thank you all very much for the opportunity to serve you. thank you for leading the way. >> the foundation, a nationally recognized program, has received generous government grants thanks to pelosi. >>> the executive chairman of google is going where few have traveled, north korea. right now schmidt is in beijing. he will leave tomorrow for north korea that has one
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 2:00am PST
for barack obama. four years and one re-election after his historic oath taking as america's first black president, far fewer people are expected this time. between 600,000 and 800,000. inaugural festivities are being scaled back including two official balls this year. there were 10 the last time around. >>> one of the president's most ardent supporters, nancy pelosi was in san francisco for a celebration. the speaker hosted her annual happy new year celebration at the presidio. the celebration is in honor of the rehab program that is dear to pelosi's heart. she gave the crowd a prediction. >> 2013 will be a great year. you know why? we will make it so. we will insist upon it. thank you all very much for the opportunity to serve you. thank you for leading the way. >> the foundation, a nationally recognized program, has received generous government grants thanks to pelosi. >>> the executive chairman of google is going where few have traveled, north korea. right now schmidt is in beijing. he will leave tomorrow for north korea that has one of the world's most restrictive internet policies.
KRON
Jan 6, 2013 8:00pm PST
, coming up. >> president obama has made immigration reform a top priority this year.but how likely is it to pass in congress? we've got the answer for you. next. >> police are searching for a suspect after a taxi cab driver was stabbed outside of the macarthur bart station last night. police say that around 6:45 p-m a man got into a taxi cab outside the bart station on 40th street. the suspect and driver then got into an argument which ended when the suspect stabbed the driver. the man then fled the scene on foot and the cab driver was taken to the hospital. as of this morning the victim is in stable condition and police are still searching for the missing suspect. we continue the coverage of a rape investigation that is rocking a small ohio town. in steubenville, two members of town's high school football team are accused of repeatedly raping a girl during a series of parties back in august. a peaceful protest was held at the jefferson county courthouse, to show support for the victim. an attorney for ma'lik richmond, one of the defendants, says the mass media coverage on online o
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 8:00pm PST
barack obama would be may have like bill clinton. once he lost big in the first off election year, 2010, he would come to the center. he didn't do that. and so now you see our house conference. i was just there yesterday. they are more focused than ever to engage in this fight, whether it's going to be during the debt limit debate that will come in two months or we have a c. o. debate, which the government is only funded through the end of march this year. so to fund the government for the rest of the year we will have another opportunity for a spending fight. but you have people that are now ready to engage in a way like never before to make sure we reform spendingave the country. >> we mentioned one of the things you did sponsor was a piece of legislation that says you will freeze the pay for members of congress. a lot of people would say bravo. if you don't reduce the deficit, maybe there ought to be a reduction in pay. everyone knew in washington you had this deadline and nobody seemed to get serious about it until about midnight on put 1st of december. >> simpson-bowles made a reco
FOX Business
Jan 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
think. >> it must be the first loss for obama in the new year. gerri: thank you both for coming on tonight. we appreciate what you have to say so much. gerri: now we want to know what you think. are you worried about president obama tightening restrictions on guns? avant gerriwillis.com, vote on the right-hand side of the screen, we will share the results at the end of tonight's show. there's a lot more to come this hour, including new calls for an end to government cash handouts as welfare recipients are using their benefit cards at strip clubs and other x-rated establishments. and nancy pelosi says the latest tax deal in congress does not go far enough this is $100,000. we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. gerri: yet another battle looming in washington. in a number of weeks, the u.s. is set to said they had a $16.4 trillion limit.
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 9:00am PST
, now boehner is saying i'm not going to negotiate directly with president obama when last year it was they wanted to stuck obama in because they thought that was going to take him down. it was like, come on, guys. what are you doing, actually? what's your strategy here? i've said this before. they're going from tactic to tactic to tactic without an actual strategy or a vision of where they're actually trying to go. >> the other thing is i would say -- i apologize for interrupting. the addendum to that in terms of getting smaller and smaller, there's a chart that was laid out pretty clearly, that a lot of this is that especially in the house, i mean, nationally there is a broader problem, but in terms of congressional republicans and congressional democrats these seats have been jerry mannedered to the extent that they are fairly safe. what is the incentive for not doing it? >> putting party or country before that which requires -- >> i don't think either side actually has a premium on that necessarily. >> that -- i will say, though, you know -- i mean, i think it's fair to say
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
in the obama administration. >> senator kerrey, you have been in politics all these years. what is the vehemence about? is it the sense he's just too much to the left of the right wing? what is the new standard for middle east politics in being secretary of defense for the united states? >> well, that's a good question. i think it's going to be proven in his testimony that he's a very strong supporter of the united states being a strong ally of israel. i mean, that's really the bottom line. are you willing to be an ally of israel, yes or no, and he's going to answer emphatically yes. his votes and his record confirm that. does he have disagreements from time to time with the prime minister of israel? the answer is yes. but, you know, i have disagreements from time to time with the president of the united states but that doesn't mean i don't support the united states of america. so, i mean, i think the representations that he's going to be terrible for israel i just think is wrong. and i think when he gets before the armed services committee, i think he's going to press the ameri
LINKTV
Jan 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
secretary. we begin by looking at john brennan. 25 year cia veteran who currently serves as obama's top counter-terrorism adviser. he has played a key role in the expansion of obama's secret drone war and has been dubbed by some to be the "assassination czar." he was a rumored pick when obama was first elected in 2008, but forced to withdraw from consideration amid protests over his role at the cia under george w. bush. brennan had publicly supported the ca's policies of so-called enhanced interrogation techniques and extraordinary rendition. joining us by videostream is marcy wheeler, investigative blogger who is written extensively about john brennan. she writsh the website and joins us from michigan. tell us to john brennan is. >> if barack obama had the equivalent of a dick cheney, someone who is involved in all of the national security decisions, is the last person to speak to obama before he makes these decisions, if we trust him, if we believe he actually asks obama decisions, the one to a centralized almost all of these decisions in terms of, it would be john brennan. and obama'
FOX News
Jan 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
water boarding that he didn't want to answer when he was considered four years ago. had a ha ge8, obama said would be an outspoken advocate for severs men and women. and his business experience will help him prioritize pentagon spending cuts that everyone knows is coming. >> even though we make tough fiscal choices we have to do so wisely guided by a our stlaj and keep the military the strongest fighting force. >> reporter: but it drew immediate fire. it was a 14-year-old comment about a diplomat being aggressively gay which hagel has apologized and his opposition in iraq
FOX News
Jan 7, 2013 8:00am PST
hope he does. it would confirm a point i made earlier this column earlier this year, that mr. obama is not a friend of israel. >> you could hardly think of another leading contender for that position who would be, who would raise more eyebrows than chuck hagel when it comes to israel. you heard earlier jennifer griffin quoting the line about the jewish lobby, which is interesting because millions of americans who are christians and not jewish are also supporters of israel. there is the conflation between the jewish lobby and israel lobby which is very disturbing. there is broader record especially concerning iran would make anyone concerned for the security of is rainfall and the relationship between israel and the united states worried about his position as secretary of defense. jon: but this is a guy who served two terms in the senate. >> right. jon: he is a decorated vietnam veteran, a purple heart recipient. >> two purple hearts. jon: two purple hearts. why not put him in at the top job in the pentagon. >> there are millions of veterans in the country. nobody doubt's chuck hagel
FOX Business
Jan 7, 2013 11:00am EST
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KCSMMHZ
Jan 7, 2013 2:30pm PST
the central intelligence agency. we cross over now live to washington. what more can you tell us about obama's pics? -- picks? >> john brennan is truly an insider. he has 25 years of counterintelligence experience. he has been a trusted advisor for the republicans and the democrats. he is very much trusted by obama. it is said that he only needed to raise his hand if he wanted the job, and, apparently, that is what he did. he he supported the so-called enhanced interrogation technique, most commonly known as waterboarding, back under the bush administration am a but that should not keep him from being nominated -- bush administration thomas but that should not keep him from being -- back under the bush administration. that should not keep him from being confirmed. he is a real vietnam veteran, chuck hagel. that is not what is controversial about him. he is a very outspoken politician. he was a republican senator, but it is the republicans who do not like him now because he supported president obama in the 20 12th and also because of the things he said. is about three things ash in 2012 and a
LINKTV
Jan 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
more can you tell us about obama's pics? -- picks? >> john brennan is truly an insider. he has 25 years of counterintelligence experience. he has been a trusted advisor for the republicans and the democrats. he is very much trusted by obama. it is said that he only needed to raise his hand if he wanted the job, and, apparently, that is what he did. he he supported the so-called enhanced interrogation technique, most commonly known as waterboarding, back under the bush administration am a but that should not keep him from being nominated -- bush administration thomas but that should not keep him from being -- back under the bush administration. that should not keep him from being confirmed. he is a real vietnam veteran, chuck hagel. that is not what is controversial about him. he is a very outspoken politician. he was a republican senator, but it is the republicans who do not like him now because he supported president obama in the 20 12th and also because of the things he said. is about three things ash in 2012 and also because of the things he said. -- who do not like him now because h
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 11:00am PST
-year veteran of the c.i.a. and among president obama's closest advisors. >> confirmed, i will make it my mission to ensure that the c.i.a. has the tools it needs to keep our nation safe and that it work reflects the liberties freedoms and values we hold dear. >> both express their deep gratitude in being nominated for the positions. neither confirmation is guarantee. the white house says it is confident both will assume the positions for president obama's second term. both posts require senate confirmation. live in the newsroom for abc7 fuzz. >> thank you. developing news, the supreme court scheduled back-to-back sessions dealing with same-sex marriage starting march 26 at 7:00 a.m. in the morning. the high court scheduled arguments in the challenge to california's proposition 8 that forbids same sex margin. the next day they will hear a challenge to the constitutionality of the federal defense of marriage act. that denies federal benefits to married same-sex couples. >> and mike nicco has the forecast and the fog that is slow to bun. >> it is still out this especially over the bay
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
. under barack obama our economy has grown 1.5% a year for four years. less than half the historical -- >> this gets no the whole idea of retooling the republican party under the heading of opportunity conservativism which i would like to get into in just a second. do you share the distaste of jack lu that republican colleagues have over the way that he conducted himself during the debt ceiling debate of 2011? a lot of people say he was arrogant and impossible to work with, rigid. >> i wasn't up here during that debate so he wasn't arrogant to me so i have not dealt with the man. i will keep an open mind. with any treasury secretary nominee my view is going to be looking to the substance and this is not supposed to be a popularity contest. this is about fixing the problems that are affecting millions of americans. you know, people all over this country, i don't think they are interested in the political squabbles on the capitol. they are interested in getting the economy going and getting jobs back and that is where the focus needs to be. >> a debt ceiling debate coming up again. you
FOX
Jan 7, 2013 7:00am PST
's also a 25-year cia veteran. president obama considered nominating brennan for the job four years but brennan withdrew his name after being criticized during the bush administration. >>> 49ers fans are ready. in a couple of hours tickets go on sale for saturday's big playoff games against the green bay packers. but knows tickets will not be easy to get. ryan flores is live in san francisco. any idea how many tickets are up for grabs, ryan? >> reporter: very few, dave. very few. that's the latest we're hearing from the team. if you are a 49ers' fan you are probably hoping this week goes by fast because you are looking forward to the game and it was messed to be an -- it's expected to be an amazing game and aaron rodgers is coming back. colin kaepernick. tickets, yes, they will be hard to come by. the team announced that a very limited amount of tickets will be available at 10:00 a.m. this morning. if you are hoping to get those tickets, you know, make sure you have a strong internet connection or a good phone line because the only way you will be able to get the tickets is through
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2013 12:00pm EST
obama's health care overhaul. the president of humana says there's $750 billion of waste a year in health care. bruce brussard spoke to the city club of cleveland about health care, insurance, and medicare. this is about an hour. [inaudible conversations] >> good afternoon, and welcome to the city club of cleveland. i'm hewitt shaw, president of the city board of directors, and i'm delighted to introduce to you today the president effective january 1 ceo of humana inc, a fortune 100 managed health care and health insurance provider and add min straiter serving over 11 million customers in the united states. over the past four years, and into the recent election, the issue of health care has been at the center of our nation's great policy debates with implications beyond the health care industry packing our large -- impacting our larger fiscal policy and social concerns. we are fortunate to have with us today mr. brussard to share insights on the developing policy. prior to joining humana in 2011, he was an executive with the corporation, and before that, u.s. oncology. large pro
FOX Business
Jan 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
originate all spending cuts. lou: another 4 trillion over the course of the next 10 years. 22 trillion at the end of obama's time in office, we are going to be looking at $26,000 in debt. thank you, mr. obama. >> the basic point is that te american people know that we have to have cutbacks in entitlement programs. lou: let's set aside the european tax rates. [talking over each other] lou: let me ask you this. if you don't think that the republicans experience anything, is there any way in which we can get to that point? >> welcome the republicans have to have a strong standpoint on what they think needs to be done. what they are willing to vote for. so far we haven't seen that. >> president obama is responsible for the government. what would you have him do? >> we need to have a strong proposal. >> there only for programs that count anymore. defense and social security and health care. lou: david weise, thank you so much for being with us. up next, a new york executive takes on the aw and an overbearing use of the newspape. we will be talking about the putnam county fiasco max. and ar
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 11:00am PST
is made he could be in some areas left of president obama at least the way president obama has carried out policy over the last four years. >> so then when he is in the hot seat as we refer to it during his confirmation hearing, how do we suspect he'll address the concerns? start off with israel. >> well, i think he's going to have to put forward some sort of moderation, semiapology maybe for things he said, at least the tone and phrasing. the phrase the jewish lobby offends some people. i don't think it's only neo-cons finding that offensive and the remarks about apac and pro-israel calling some of the tactics stupid and can't deny them because they're on tape. i think you will see him try to tune down the remarks and move toward the substance and where i think jim is right and probably not that far from where the american people and maybe a lot of america's jewish community are on a lot of the foreign policy issue. >> how much of this in your reporting or interviewing with sources saying that this is about his opposition to the war in iraq, not revenge or payback, but perhaps, i don't kn
NBC
Jan 7, 2013 4:00am PST
announced later today. today president obama is expected to nominate his former senate colleague, 66-year-old chuck hagel to head the pentagon. >> i think it will be a lot of tough questions of senator hagel. >> reporter: a purple heart veteran wounded in vietnam is a moderate republican who criticized the iraq troop surge, opposed unilateral sanctions against in and once said being gay inhibits effectiveness. >> he apologized for it. >> reporter: republicans call him a controversial in your face pick. >> chuck hagel if confirmed to be secretary of defense will be the most an antagonistic secretary of defense towards the state of israel. >> reporter: we'll see the wind down of troops in afghanistan. republicans are planning to throw him tough questions and pledging to be fair stop short of saying they would block this nomination. no word yet on when those confirmations now for both nominees will actually happen here on the hill. >> thank you. president obama signed a bill into law to pay for $9.7 billion in flood insurance claims in new york, new jersey and connecticut. this is for victim
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
president obama to tax people who make 50,000 a year, that's called regressive taxes. >> mike: 2% that have is a thousand dollars, uriyou can figure it uchl. and if you got a paycheck this week if you get a weekly program and next week, see if it's different. employees here at fox, they say whoa, it's lower than it was. >> and now beginning to take out social security tax, unaffected. so you get to understand how many taxes are taken out of your paycheck, even an average person, there's one of the demagogue, one of the biggest demagogues in this debate i believe has been big business. they came out and said everybody needs to pay more taxes. guess where the taxes hit the small businesses. >> yes. >> if you think that a small business making 400, 450 a year, they're employing people and to make the profit more begins they'll have to pay them off. they'll do it in the teeth of the economy looking they're doing better or staying on the same crumby plane, not getting worse. i think this is a really bad deal and the economy is going to suffer from this and i really think that the press needs to
CNN
Jan 7, 2013 1:00pm PST
. >> sad about the redskins. >>> chuck hagel served for a dozen years, so if president obama thought that would guarantee him an easy confirmation through the senate, he may have made a strategic error. is it going to be rough? why the republican is getting the once over from some fellow republicans. that's coming up. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] some day, your life will flash before your eyes. ♪ make it worth watching. ♪ the new 2013 lexus ls. an entirely new pursuit. officemax can help you drive supply costs... down... ...and down. just use your maxperks card and get a case of x-9 paper for only 1-cent after maxperks rewards. find thousands of big deals now... ...at officemax. humans. even when we cross our t's and dot our i's, we still run into problems. namely, other humans. at liberty mutual insurance, we understand. that's why our auto policies come with accident forgiveness if you qualify, where your rates won't go up due to your first accident, and new car replacement, where, if you total your new car, we give you the money for a new one. call... to talk to an insurance
FOX Business
Jan 7, 2013 9:20am EST
federal spending on food stamps now has increased every year since president obama has taken office. before i get to you. i want to bring in sandra on this. i mean, this is just it's no stopping. >> and that's as if the food stamp program, if you look at full, total government assistance when it comes to food in this country, over 100 billion dollars, spent in 2011. charles, there's absolutely a necessary component to the food stamp program and only about 18 billion of these dollars were spent on child food care programs, and there seems to be constant abuse, you don't have to look far to find abuse, a woman tried to buy an ipad using food stamps and just looking at these numbers, journal of american medical association, a report attributing the high obesity rate in lower income areas to the food stamp program. >> i've seen that firsthand. art, i want to get back to you on this, this never ending, 80 billion, eventually 100 billion dollars. you talked about farmer a and farmer b, where does this work out in the equation. >> what you're doing here is the thing using food stamps, yes,
CNN
Jan 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
for its third national title in the past four years. notre dame is trying to win its first since 1988. >>> let's turn to washington now. word from administration officials that president obama plans to nominate his defense secretary. it's getting lukewarm reception from his fellow republicans. they don't like statements on israel and iraq and afghanistan. here's ted cruz of texas. >> if hague sell nominated, it is very difficult to imagine the circumstance in which i could support his confirmation. >> it's not just cruise, lindsey graham says hagel's views on the middle east, especially toward israel cause him a lot of concern. >> chuck hagel would be the most antagonistic secretary of defense toward the state of israel in our nation's history, not only has he said you should directly negotiate with iran, sanctions won't work, israel must negotiate with hamas, an organization terrorist group that lobs thousands of rockets into israel. he was one of 12 senators who refused to sign a letter to the european union trying to designate hezbollah as a terrorist organization. this is an in yo
CNN
Jan 7, 2013 1:00am PST
way for president obama. listen, we're just at the beginning of this, we have four more long years. he's got a legacy he wants to build. he's going to have to work with republicans. and it works better when you try to invest in building relationships. when you put some capital and some time and some resources and real resources in investing in building relationships in congress. that's what bill clinton did, and that's why he was able to get some things done. that's why i hope that president obama does in this second term. >> ana navarro, thank you. >>> police stopped what could have been another school massacre, this one had homemade explosives. wait until you found out where the guy learned how to make them. >>> police in alabama may have prevented what could have been another school tragedy. this after a disturbing find at a teenager's house, dozens of homemade explosives and a journal full of plans to carry out an attack. it began when a teacher near the georgia state line found the journal and called police. 17-year-old derek shroud is facing a felony charge of attempted assault.
PBS
Jan 6, 2013 6:30pm PST
administration and then under the first year of the obama administration. and each time the senate killed it. >> yeah. but the key thing there is that each time both the clinton administration and the obama administration tried to do this it was essentially a top-down, inside the beltway strategy. we are going after and trying to cajole and convince and persuade the members of the senate and the house to pass this legislation without first engaging the broad public and building a citizens movement, a issue public as i talked about before that was actually demanding change. because in the end politicians care about their job. and if they don't feel like there's a political price to pay for opposing action on climate change or alternatively a political opportunity to be had by being a leader on this issue, it's very easy for them to say, "you know what? i've got a lot of other things here on my plate to deal with. i've got lots of lobbyists coming into my office as well as people back home saying, 'do this, do that, do this.' and it's not climate change." so until they feel that they have to a
NBC
Jan 7, 2013 6:00am PST
is expected in washington for inauguration day this year. 800,000 people are expected to watch as president obama takes the oath of office for the second time on january 21st. that's down from 2 million people who watched his first inauguration four years ago. >>> we now know who the top two bidders are in the fight to buy wonder bread and other hostess bread brands. flower foods and bimbo are in talks. the brands could go for $350 million. bimbo include thomas english muffins and flower foods includes the brand nature's own. hostess announcing in november it was shutting down its business and selling off bread, snacks and cake brands. >>> 6:14. apple is making its tablets smaller. >> but another is making them bigger. >> yeah. don't want to get too technical here on how big these are. we call it ginormous. they have announced a new tablet it calls the horizon. look at this promotional video. you want a big tablet, they have a big tablet. in fact, drop the t off tablet and you have a table. this thing is 17 pounds. now, this was announced at ces, the consumer electronic show in las vegas. g
FOX News
Jan 7, 2013 12:00pm PST
in calls for negotiation with iran and hezbollah and some liberals criticized hagels' comment 14 years ago about a u.s. di diplt be openly gay. he has since apologized for that comment. president obama says he would be a perfect fit at the pentagon. >> he understands that america stands strongest when we stand as allies and as friends. as a successful businessman he know os even as we make tough fiscal choices we have to do so wisely. >> hagel would be the first enlisted soldier from the vietnam war to serve as secretary of defense. he earned two purple hearts and saved his wounded brother. some republicans are concerned hagel won't be enough of a defender of pentagon spending. >> the fact of the matter is i fear he is going to try to use senator hagel as a foil to pursue this hollowing out of the military that secretary panetta has raised concerns about by the draconian cuts and the is a questions teresa payton. >> hagel would be -- and the sequester. >> not as difficult ahead for john brennan. >> unlike tolikelikely to drawe criticism. if confirmed it would be a home coming. he was consi
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
own mike emanuel that president obama is expect today nominate john brennan to be the next director of the cia. we're told that this could happen as early as tomorrow. brennan spent about 25 years at central intelligence agency before serving as president obama's counterterrorism and homeland security advisor at the white house, and more information as soon as we get it. anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? yes! one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. live the regular life. phillips'. because helps you keep doing what you love. no wonder it's america's #1 selling pain reliever. you took action, you took advil®. and we thank you. >> the next act in gerard depardieu's role as a russian citizen. he was welcomeded by putin and the expatriate was greeted as a hero in a town east of moscow offered an apartment for free. it's not clear where he intends to settle down. his decision to flee his homeland was prompted by the proposed supertax on millionaires. let's do fox fast
Current
Jan 7, 2013 6:00am PST
institute says the obama administration spent $18 billion on immigration enforcement last fiscal year and that amount, get this, is more than the budgets than all other federal law enforcement agencies combined. nonpartisan think tank focuses on global immigration issues and the report found that u.s. government has spent more than $187 billion on immigration enforcement laws since 1986 and since then, there have been more immigration-related criminal prosecutions than cases generated by the justice department. npi concludes because of the money spent the actions taken and the case volume, it is fair to say the obama administration has made immigration enforcement its highest criminal law enforcement priority. >>> the administration's economic priority right now is the raising of the debt ceiling. u.s. has gotta lift it by the end of february or early march or else it will default on its fiscal obligations. this should be a routine exercise but republicans once again are threatening to hold the debt limit increase hostage in exchange for spending cuts which happened back in august of
CW
Jan 6, 2013 10:00pm PST
they were suppose to do. despite the mass of fire ball, damage was under $5,000. >>> president obama's second inauguration is two weeks away as the ceremony will be more low key than the first one. four years ago nearly 2 million people crowded on to the national mall to watch the nation's first african american president take the oath of office. and this time officials expect the crowd to be a third of that. a part of the reason is that the president's second inaugural is not the historic event that the second one was. >>> president obama is facingresistance for the potential cabinet nominee. he's expected to nominate chuck hagel as secretary of defense. they explain why some of the fellow republicans oppose him. >> chuck hagel has two terms under his belt as the republican from nebraska. he is also a decorated vietnam war with two purple hearts. those qualifications are among the reasons that president obama is considering them to be the next secretary. and today the republican called hagel an in your face pit and one that he strongly opposes. >> and chuck hagel would be the most a
KRON
Jan 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
process that would leave him in power. the obama administration quickly rejected it. more than 60-thousand people have reportedly been killed during a bloody civil war two years. searching for dozens of people who may be missing in wildfires in southeast tasmania. those wildfires have already destroyed more than a hundred homes. also been evacuated from the tasmania peninsula because the fires have blocked roads in and out of the rural communities. firefighters are having a tough time getting the flames under control because of the rough terrain. but they say they should gain the upper ground this week. >> president obama and the first family are back in washington tonight. after wrapping up their holiday vacation in hawaii. air force one touched down at joint base andrews in maryland earlier this morning. the president interrupted his vacation by flying back to washington to settle the fiscal cliff negotiations. now. he's back to face new battles over spending cuts and raising the country's debt ceiling. elizabeth corridan has more on that. >> "i believe we need to raise the debt ceiling,
NBC
Jan 6, 2013 5:30pm PST
the obama administration is planning to do. we get our report from nbc's mark potter. >> reporter: in aurora, colorado, scene of last year's moviehouse massacre, officials say a gunman killed three people in a home before firing at police. >> the suspect was hit and he has been pronounced dead. >> reporter: this as lawmakers call for more action. >> we will not have as the new normal a mass shooting every month. >> reporter: gun shows near orlando and atlanta drew huge crowds this weekend, but the decision to hold a gun collector's show near newtown, connecticut, where the school shootings occurred, drew mixed reactions. >> it seems insensitive to have the event continue. >> i believe that they should have the gun show. >> reporter: later this month, vice president biden's gun violence task force, formed in response to the newtown shootings, is expected to give its recommendations, which could involve much more than just a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity clips. the "washington post" reports the group could also include stiffer penalties for carrying guns near schools or giving them
FOX News
Jan 7, 2013 6:00am PST
for three years. that's crazy. bill: president obama says he will not bulge. >> if congress refuses to give the united states the ability to pay its bills on time the consequences for the entire global economy could be catastrophic. martha: he says that's that. the president is not going there, so don't even talk about it. let's talk about it with brit hume fox news senior political analyst. good morning, sir, happy new year, good to see you. >> thank you, same to you. martha: it seems those who are thrusting their fist against the wall and talking about spending as we saw from congressman jordan there are getting nowhere. >> look in the battle over this last round the president really had the high cards, and he had the high cards for one reason, one principle reason, and that is that the tax rates were set to go up by law, and did go up by law on the 1st of january. so that was a powerful fact on his side, and gave the republicans very limited leverage on what they could achieve. this time around it's a little different. the tax increase on upper incomes that was imposed by the law and lef
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2013 12:00pm EST
. there is no question that president obama in the course of his four years in office has learned a great deal about how to work with congress and how to enlist public support on behalf of policies that are very important to the lives of every day americans across the country. and as we've discussed in recent months, the president will don't make the case to the american people for the policies that he believes are right. and even as he works with and negotiates with congress on matters of legislative importance. i only heard about this indirectly. i didn't have this conversation directly with the speaker but i did hear this. it is endumb bent upon the lead ners washington to continue to work together to get the necessary work done to advance the economy, continue to create jobs and to ensure that we are doing everything possible to make america safe. and that includes confirming president nominees to security posts. >> will he try to talk to boehner? >> the distinction i'm trying to make here is he is, as he said from here, eager to and willing to compromise in order to achieve 308 sis that advance our
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 1:00am PST
for a fight. today president obama is expect to nominate his former senate colleague, 66-year-old chuck hagel to head the pentagon. a purple heart vet, hagel is a moderate republican, he opposed unilateral sanctions against iraq and once said being gay inhibits effectiveness. >> he apologized for it. >> reporter: republicans call him a controversial in your face pick. >> chuck hagel if confirmed to be secretary of defense would be the most an tig nis to the state of israel. >> reporter: the wind down of troops in afghanistan, a war he supported then criticized. republicans are expected to throw him tough questions. but no word on exactly when those confirmation hearings might happen. >> all right, traci thanks so
CNN
Jan 7, 2013 11:00am PST
gone for four years now. the obama administration has sort of left that question in the dust. president obama himself has basically called for the nation to move on from that. he decided when he -- >> saying it is old news. >> it is old news. we're not going to hold people accountable for that. we sort of left that conversation in the dust and have gone on to this new conversation which is the conversation about drones. basically the people that we sort of -- that would have once been interrogated really are now under the obama administration and now under john brennan, you know, being eliminated. >> tom junod, i'm sure you'll be watching the confirmation hearings closely as will we. we appreciate it very much. >>> now to this. two big college football teams, both with pretty impressive football pasts, playing for all the glory tonight. you have alabama. you have notre dame. the bcs national championship game tonight, kickoff 8:30 eastern time. one team's past has been better lately, though. the crimson tide is achieving dynasty status in football. alabama looking for its second straigh
FOX
Jan 7, 2013 6:00am PST
to get safety underway and this man has been on the oakland school board for 20 years. and lynette gibson who is an affordable housing advocate. >>> in just a few hours, president barack obama will announce he is nominating defense augustel and why some members are now opposed to his nomination. >>> at the same time, the president will nominate the new homeland security to secretary of state. he considered nominating him four years ago but he was criticized after being accused of controversial interrogation techniques. >>> they will meet wednesday on the new labor deal which will end the 113 day lock out. a new deal has to be ratified and after a 16 hour negotiating session an agreement had been reached. that was welcomed news for bars and restaurant near the hp pavilion who says they have been suffering without the san jose sharks. >> it will be less than what it should be but we will take something over nothing. >> they sent out a memo saying january 19th was the best date. but if we move quickly it could happen january 15thth. to talk more about the possible lock out, go to our website
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2013 5:00pm EST
obama in the course of his four years in office learned a great deal about how to work with congress and how to enlist public support on behalf of policies that are very important to the lives of every day americans across the country. as we have discussed in recent months the president will continue to make the case to the american people for the policies that he believes are right and even as he works with and negotiates with congress on matters of legislative importance. you know i am not sure that i only bhrd this indirectly. i didn't have the conversation directly with the speaker or even read the article. but it is incumbent upon the leaders in washington to ton work together to get the necessary work done and advance the economy, continue to create jobs and ensure we are doing everything possible to make america safe. >> will he try to talk to the speaker? >> i think the distinction i am making here is that he is, eager to and willing to compromise in order to achieve policies that advance our economic growth and help to create jobs and bring down our deficit in a responsible
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 4:30am PST
obama will nominate former republican senator chuck hagel as the next secretary of defense today. the president is expected to make the nomination official this morning at 10:00 our time confirming the 66-year-old hagel to replace panetta. that could be a browsing fight. hagel is a decorated veteran, who also served in the senate from the late 1990's to 2008. the president is expected to name counterterrorism advisor john brennan to lead the c.i.a. >> it is 4:36. federal regulators are expected to announce a $10 billion foreclosure settlement with banks. "new york times" reports that 14 banks have agreed to the deal providing $6 billion to help homeowners endanger of losing homes and $3.75 billion provides cash relief to americans who dealt with foreclosure in 2009 and to 10. >> pucks will drop again this week now that the national hockey league and the players have reached a deal to end a lockout. the agreement means that the sharks fans could see the team return to the ice in the next few days. merchants get a huge financial boost now that thousands of hungry fans will show up
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